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Wildfire Evacuation And Shelter Information

AP Photo / Jeff Chiu

A firefighter monitors a house burning in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned.

AP Photo / Jeff Chiu

Editors' note: Information on this page is being updated as news develops.

Last updated Tuesday Oct. 17, 11:01 a.m.

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CAL FIRE Public Information Lines

Solano, Sonoma, Lake and Napa counties: (707) 967-4207

Nevada, Yuba counties : (530) 823-4083

Mendocino County: (707) 467-6428 


Local Assitance Center Information


Butte County

Oct. 18-19 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bangor Community Center, 7500 Oro Bangor Highway, Bangor

More information

Nevada County

Oct. 17, 10 .m. - 8 p.m.

1020 McCourtney Road, Suite C, Grass Valley

Yuba County

Oct. 18-20, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Yuba County Government Center, Board Chambers, 915 8th Street, Marysville

More information

Evacuation And Shelter Information

Butte County Fire Information Line: (530) 538-7826

Yuba County Fire Information Line: (530) 749-7700

Nevada County Fire Information Line: (530)265-1218


Cascade Fire northeast of Yuba City:

UPDATE: As of noon Sunday, Oct. 15, all Butte County evacuation warnings are lfted and evacuation centers are closed:

The Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds will remain as an emergency shelter at 442 Franklin Avenue in Yuba City.

Find the latest evacuation updates here.

Yuba County released an initial list of homes lost to fire Thursday afternoon.

Map of Yuba County Cascade Fire Evacuations

Lobo Fire* and McCourtney Fire**, near Grass Valley and Nevada City:

As of 11:21 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, all Nevada County shleters were closed. These were the previously active shelters in Nevada County:

  • CLOSED: Twin Cities, 11726 Rough and Ready Hwy, Grass Valley, CA 95945
  • CLOSED: Animal Shelter: Nevada County Fairgrounds - Gate 8, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA 95945
An evacuation map can be found hereMore info on evacuations here
* As of Thursday at noon, evacuation advisories for the Lobo Fire have been lifted. The evacuation for the greater Rough and Ready area has been downgraded to an evacuation advisory and residents can repopulate the area. 
**As of 11 a.m. Monday, all evacuation orders had been lifted for the McCourtney Fire.
This is the evacuation map for the Lobo Fire:

LaPorte Fire near Bangor, Cherokee Fire* north of Oroville, Honey Fire near Paradise

UPDATE: As of noon Sunday, Oct. 15, all Butte County evacuation warnings are lifted and evacuation centers are closed.

These are the locations of the shelters that had been open in Butte County:

  • CLOSED: Church of the Nazarene, 2238 Monte Vista Avenue in Oroville.
  • CLOSEDSmall Animals: Old County Hospital, 2279 Del Oro and Mono, Suite E in Oroville.
  • CLOSED: Large Animals: Camelot Equestrian Park, 1985 Clark Road.

Evacuation updates for Butte County can be found on the Butte County Sheriff's Facebook Page here and the Butte County Disaster Preparedness site.

Monetary donations can be sent to:

Items can be donated at:

  • Oroville Hope Center will accept donations of physical items. Fire victims can come to the hope center to pick-up donations. Donation drop-off/pick-up: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: 1950 Kitrick Ave A, Oroville, CA 95966 
  • Salvation Army Thrift Store - Oroville accepts donations of physical items. The Salvation Army provides fire victims vouchers for the Thrift Store.
    Donation drop off time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Location1901 Oro-Dam Blvd.
  • The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Youth Services Unit has partnered with Walmart in an effort to gather toys for families impacted by the devastating fires across northern California. Items can be donated Oct. 12 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Location: Walmart 5821 Antelope Road, Antelope, Calif.

Yuba County  evacuation updates can be found on the Yuba County Sheriff's Facebook page here.

A call center for evacuation questions is open at (530) 872-5951.

* As of 8 a.m. Wednesday, all evacuations were lifted for the Cherokee Fire

Map of fire-evacuation shelters


Map of Wildfire Activity From National Wildfire Coordinating Group

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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